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August 1, 2019

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The Bugs & Diseases newsletter informs forestry-related personnel about current forest health issues.


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February 1, 2011

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Tuberculosis and brucellosis in free-ranging bison in and around Wood Buffalo National Park represent a health risk for domestic cattle and bison and disease-free wild bison in the region. This two-page fact sheet provides a brief overview of the risk and the interim approach the Government of...


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January 1, 2010

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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and sometimes fatal viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. This fact sheet summarizes information to help producers identify the signs of FMD, and the basic biosecurity measures that should taken to...


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January 1, 2010

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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and sometimes fatal viral disease of cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. This fact sheet summarizes information to help producers identify the signs of FMD, and the basic biosecurity measures that should taken to...


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June 1, 2009

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Of all the crops seeded on the prairies, field peas are often said to be the most easily adapted to direct seeding. For this reason, a large percentage of the pea acreage is direct seeded. Whether in a direct or conventional seeding system, the field pea crop requires close observation for...


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October 1, 2005

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In cattle, the parasite Cysticercus bovis is commonly called bladder-worm or beef measles. This parasite is actually the larvae of the human tapeworm, Taenia saginata. The prevalence of cysticercosis in cattle in Canada is very low. When outbreaks occur, they are usually associated with a human...


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December 1, 2004

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Parasitic roundworms, or nematodes, are found year-round in cattle in Alberta. These parasites live in many sites including: lungs ; body cavity ; tear or lacrimal ducts ; beneath the skin ; gastro-intestinal tract. Each area is occupied by roundworms specific to those sites. Cattle producers...


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June 1, 2002

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Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is an infectious, viral disease of many ruminants, including bison. It occurs worldwide and is generally sporadic although herd outbreaks have been reported.


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July 1, 2001

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Two species of liver flukes have recently gained attention in Albertaís livestock and game farm industries. One species, the common liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, has a wide range of herbivore hosts in which it can develop including cattle, bison, sheep, deer, swine and llama. In contrast, the...